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Mini Nuclear Plants to Power 20,000 Homes ?
Science & Tech  (tags: Mini, nuclear, plants, to, power, 20, 000, homes, discovery, energy, environment, interesting, news, NewTechnology, technology, scientists, research, tech )

- 1980 days ago -
Nuclear power plants smaller than a garden shed and able to power 20,000 homes will be on sale within five years, say scientists at Los Alamos, the US government laboratory which developed the first atomic bomb.
Plants Are a Lot Smarter Than We Give Them Credit for:
Science & Tech  (tags: plants, interesting, research, science, scientists, University of Delaware )

- 2001 days ago -
When Under Attack, Plants Can Signal Microbial Friends For Help. Sophisticated signaling system inside plants that rivals the nervous system in humans and animals.
Why Nuclear Power Plants Are Horrible
Science & Tech  (tags: nuclear, fission, power, plants, renewable, energy, source, reasons, against, for, radioactive, waste, nonrenewable, electricity, radiation )

- 2078 days ago -
The reasons against nuclear (fission) power plants are because they are non-renewable, dangerous, and create radioactive waste.
Plant Power to Fight Toxic Tech
Science & Tech  (tags: green tech, toxic, air, pollution, green buildings, plants )

- 2144 days ago -
Most Americans live and work in buildings awash in chemicals blamed for asthma, lung cancer, and a host of other maladies.
Hardy Earth Bacteria Can Grow in Lunar Soil - Space - 14 March 2008 - New Scientist Space
Science & Tech  (tags: cyanobacteria, lunar, moon, plants, science, experiments, advance )

- 2224 days ago -
A hardy life form called cyanobacteria can grow in otherwise inhospitable lunar soil, new experiments suggest. Future colonists on the Moon might be able to use the cyanobacteria to extract resources from the soil that could be used to make rocket fuel an
'Doomsday Vault' to Protect World's Seeds
Science & Tech  (tags: science, Norwegian, Arctic, protection, plants, natural disasters, climate change )

- 2241 days ago -
LONGYEARBYEN, Norway (Feb. 26) - A "doomsday" seed vault built to protect millions of food crops from climate change, wars and natural disasters opened Tuesday deep within an Arctic mountain in the remote Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard.
Insect-Eating Plants Could Give Us New Antibacterial Products
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, health, humans, healthcare, medicine, research, plants )

- 2264 days ago -
Carnivorous plants are not the first organisms to come to mind when searching for biomedical compounds. Yet, like something from science fiction, researchers are discovering enzymes in the digestive fluids of carnivorous pitcher plants that could prove...
How Plants Made Their Way Onto Land
Science & Tech  (tags: plantsresearch, discovery )

- 2315 days ago -
the first analysis of a moss genome reveals that mosses are surprisingly complex, with 35,000 potential genes--10,000 more than the first land plant sequenced--and a host of unique adaptations not found in other green landlubbers.
After 250 Years of Classifying Life, 90 Percent Remains Unknown
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, plants, minerals, species, life, Earth, ecosystem, science, scientists, study, world, biologists, biodiversity, research )

- 2345 days ago -
BRONX, NEW YORK--Most people can tell the difference between some types of berries, or bugs or trees, but much of the planet's life remains unnamed and unseen.
Oxfam Voices Biofuel Concerns
Science & Tech  (tags: biofuel, Oxfam, plants, forests )

- 2357 days ago -
Charity Oxfam has voiced concerns about the side-effects of Europe's drive to get fuel from plants. Copyright (c) 2007 BBC
France May Ban Monsanto GMO Maize - Minister
Science & Tech  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, risks, GeneticEngineering, plants )

- 2365 days ago -
France may ban Monsanto GMO maize - minister
Plants Communicate to Warn Against Danger | LiveScience
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, plants, discovery )

- 2381 days ago -
Plants chatter amongst themselves to spread information, a lot like humans and other animals, new research suggests unique internal network apparently allows greens to warn each other against predators and potential enemies.
Plants Can Save Lives
Science & Tech  (tags: plants, medicine, cancers, cures, remedy, bacteria, virus, study, research, microscopic, science, tech, environment, environment )

- 2393 days ago -
The study of microscopic plant material to save lives is only just beginning. Michelle Miller reports on soil bacteria used to help fight cancer. (c)MMVII, CBS Interactive Inc. All rights Reserved.
Scientists Find New Species in Vietnam
Science & Tech  (tags: science, species, discovery, world, animals, plants, scientists )

- 2394 days ago -
Scientists have discovered 11 new species of plants and animals in Vietnam, including a snake, two butterflies and five orchid varieties...The new species were found in a remote region known as the "Green Corridor" in Thua Thien Hue
Why Talking to Plants May Not Make You Such a Charlie After All
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, interesting, research, plants )

- 2420 days ago -
The scientists said they had found "a set of sound-responsive genes in plants" in what other experts said would be an astonishing finding.

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